Rwanda was torn apart by ethnic rivalries. France and Belgium, the former colonial forces in the area, sent troops to try to control the slaughter. A small detachment of U.N. peacekeepers was also sent under the command of Canadian Major General Romeo Dallaire. There was a huge genocide happened in Rwanda. But US refused to help them at first because they didn’t want be involved in the internal conflict inside Rwanda. So UN didn’t do anything. After the massive wave of killing in Rwanda, The UN and countries who around Rwanda began to help the refugees and try to stop the conflict.